Originally Posted by blackone
True, the electricity cost is pretty much a non-issue. But I'm trying to stay within reasonable electricity usage to not stand out too much compared to a normal household usage
But what is normal household use?
I have two aquariums, with 300 Watt heating in each, pumps and light.
My PC runs at 750Watt at max work load, misses PC got at 600 Watt PSU but don't run full load.
Many modern houses have AC/heatpumps now days, 2-3 kids with PC, TV and playstation in each their rooms. Besides all the regular things, freezer, fridge, waterheater, tumble dryer and washing mashine, dishwasher.
The power company only care about you paying on time, at least thats my experiance even when I ran my large op. I just called my power company, told them I had a big oven for burning cheramic pots and tiles. And reheating it would cost more then running it 24/7. They only asked how many Kw hours more Id be using, and in the end offered me a better price per Kw/h.